Paul Biba’s eBook, eLibrary, eMuseum and ePublishing news compilation for week ending Friday, October 13

Editor’s Note: The following is a compilation of tweets from @PaulKBiba, the former editor-in-chief of Teleread and an editor of Project Gutenberg’s Facebook page.

Digital Literacy Trust launch officiated by Mr. Temba, Head for ICT 4 Education to cater for Special Needs Content. (Digital Literacy Trust)

Blitz eBook Framework webpage is now live. (Friends of epub)

Blockchain and Potential Implications for International Book Publishing (Publishing Perspectives)

NISO Publishes Standards Tag Suite (NISO STS) Standard. Our thanks to all who worked on this important effort! (NISO)

#audiobookwish X 4 (No Shelf Required)

#GIFITUP2017 – turn cultural heritage into GIFs! Read our blog & get your institution’s content featured! (Europeana)

#NationalCurryWeek AND #librariesweek Forme of Cury: A Medieval English Cookbook via @BLMedieval (British Library)

Academic #libraries: DYK the GOBI Core Titles Collection has 4K recommended e-books published between 2010 & 2017? (EBSCO)

Old Kindle forums closed, redesigned help forum unveiled (Ebook Evangelist)

ALA publishes Free Reading Zones: Transforming Access to Books Through Technology (No Shelf Required)

New Pilot Program from DPLA Will Test New Model for “Library-Owned, Library-Centered Ebook Marketplace” (Infodocket)

Meet the All-New Kindle Oasis: Featuring a 7-inch, 300 ppi Display and Waterproof Design (PHX)

New Kindle Oasis is Waterproof, Costs $249, and Has a 7″ Screen (The Digital Reader)
Boston Public Library’s Sound Archives Coming to the Internet Archive for Preservation & Public Access (Internet Archive)

New Data: Self-Publishing ISBNs Climbed 8% Between 2015-2016 (Infodocket)

New Documentary on a Weird & Wonderful Dutch Library Now Free to Stream on Amazon Prime (Open Culture)

ProQuest Makes Improvements to Ebook Central (Newsbreaks)

DPLA Opens Ebook Marketplace (Newsbreaks)

Internet Archive Will Sync Book Metadata with OCLC WorldCat (Infodocket)

Harvard Library’s Colonial North American Project new Website and Adding 450,000 Digitized Pages to Online Resource (Infodocket)

Syncing Catalogs with thousands of Libraries in 120 Countries through OCLC (OCLC)

Digital Public Library of America unveils pilot program to test a new model for a library-centered ebook marketplace (No Shelf Required)

Score Publishing, producer of iBA Conference, acquires Digital Book World event from F+W Media (Talking New Media)

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